IPNE BOOK AWARDS 2021

2021 marked the 8th year of the IPNE Book Awards program, which takes as its mission rewarding excellence in publishing and helping readers find their way to books they will love. The 2021 winners and finalists were honored at that year’s annual conference in November.

Congratulations to IPNE’s 8th Annual

Book AwardS Winners & Finalists

EXPLORE, ENJOY, RENEW

Book of the Year

Finding Home
By Becky Field
Peter E. Randall Publisher • winner

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The Bull and Other Stories

by Michael Fine
Stillwater River Publications

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Predator in the House

by Joan Parsons

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Literary Fiction

The Bull and Other Stories • winner

by Michael Fine
Stillwater River Publications

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Predator in the House

by Joan Parsons

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Trojan Horse

by S. Lee Manning
Encircle Publications

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Blue Desert

by Celia Jeffries
Rootstock Publishing

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It Doesn’t Have To Be That Way

by Mary Rowen
Evolved Publishing

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Genre Fiction

Predator in the House • winner

by Joan Parsons

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Worlds Apart

by David Krag Usmack

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Trojan Horse

by S. Lee Manning
Encircle Publications

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Children’s Books

A Most Clever Girl: How Jane Austen Discovered Her Voice • winner

by Jasmine Stirling
Bloomsbury Children’s Books

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Friends & Anemones

by Heather Kelly
Writer’s Loft

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Finding Om

by Rashimi Bismark
Mango and Marigold Press

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Young Adult

Into the Wind • winner

by William Loizeaux
One Elm Books

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Angels Club 5: The Lost Warrior Princess

by Courtney Vail and Sandra J. Howell
West Ridge Farm Publishing

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Camp Piquaqua

by Ashleigh Stevens

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Narrative Nonfiction

Finding Home • winner

By Becky Field
Peter E. Randall, Publisher

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The Atomic Bomb on My Back

by Taniguchi Sumiteru
Rootstock Publishing

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The Laughing Lesson

by Peter Johnson
Peter E. Randall, Publisher

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Informational Nonfiction

Calm and Sense: A Woman’s Guide
to Living Anxiety Free • winner

by Wendy Leeds
Calm Day Publishing
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Optimize Your Immune System

by Marie Ruggles
Emerald Lake Books

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Cooking with Marika: Clean Cuisine from an Estonian Farm

by Marika Blossfeldt
Delicious Nutrition

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Poetry

Gender Artist • winner

by Lee Schwartz
Green Fire Press

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Lifting Stones

by Doug Stanfield
Rootstock Publishing

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The Lost Grip

by Eva Zimet
Rootstock Publishing

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Coffee Table and Art Books

Finding Home • winner

By Becky Field
Peter E. Randall, Publisher

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The Winter Coast of Maine

by Ed Kenney
Seapoint Books

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Hampton Beach

by Peter Randall
Peter E. Randall, Publisher

DESIGN

Alex Katz • winner

by Carter Ratcliff
Rizzoli Electa

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Love Poems from New England

by Jon Meyer
Brilliant Light Publishing

Miracle of the Talking Stick

by Felix Giordano
Red Road Publishers

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